Comparison between:
- LG G4
- Sony Xperia XZs
- Sony Xperia XZ

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

LG G4Sony Xperia XZsSony Xperia XZ
LG G4
Prices
Sony Xperia XZsSony Xperia XZ
Prices
Model aliasLG-F500K
F500K
LG-F500L
F500L
LG-F500S
F500S
LG-H810
H810
LG-H815
H815
LG-H815T
H815T
LG-H818
H818
LG-H818N
H818N
LG-LS991
LGLS991
LS991
LG-VS986
VS986
G8231
G8232
FZ8331

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width76.1 mm
7.61 cm
0.25 ft
2.996 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
Height148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.489 ft
5.862 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
Thickness6.3 mm
0.63 cm
0.021 ft
0.248 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
Weight155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
Volume71.39 cm³
4.34 in³
85.15 cm³
5.17 in³
85.15 cm³
5.17 in³
ColorsWhite
Gray
Black
Gold
Red
Brown
Blue
Silver
Black
Black
Blue
Brown
Body materialsLeather
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Certification-IP68
IP65
IP65
IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-
LG-H818; LG-H818N - Dual SIMG8232 - Dual SIM-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B21)
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B21)
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 9
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 9

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
User interface (UI)Optimus UX 4.0--

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Process technology20 nm14 nm14 nm
CPU2x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.44 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
CPU cores644
CPU frequency1800 MHz2150 MHz2150 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 418Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 530
GPU frequency600 MHz624 MHz624 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB4 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB32 GB
64 GB
32 GB
eMMC 5.0eMMCeMMC

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density534 ppi
209 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area73.83 %71.14 %71.14 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Quantum display
1500:1 contrast ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
138% sRGB
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
1000:1 contrast ratio

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Fingerprint
-Step detector
Step counter
Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX234 Exmor RSSony IMX400 Exmor RSSony IMX300 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
-6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Sensor format-1/2.3"-
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
Crop factor6.34-5.64
ISO50 - 2700100 - 12800100 - 12800
Aperturef/1.8f/2f/2
Shutter speed30 - 1/59991 - 1/4000-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.42 mm
28.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.27 mm
24.1 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-66
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
5056 x 3792 pixels
19.17 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Manual focus
OIS 2.0
720p @ 120fps
Triple Image Sensing
RGBC-IR sensor
Wide angel G-lens
720p @ 960 fps
Triple Image Sensing
RGBC-IR sensor
Wide angel G-lens

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelToshiba T4KA3Sony Exmor RSSony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size3.7 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.134 µm
0.001134 mm
1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor9.457.387.38
ISO-100 - 6400100 - 6400
Aperturef/2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.98 mm
21.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.98 mm
21.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view--90 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Qualcomm WCD9330Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNoNo
RDS--

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.14.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI SlimPort(4K)--

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3000 mAh2900 mAh2900 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time--11 h 42 min
11.7 h
702 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time--600 h
36000 min
25 days
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-17 h 30 min
17.5 h
1050 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time375 h
22500 min
15.6 days
-610 h
36600 min
25.4 days
4G stand-by time--590 h
35400 min
24.6 days
Charger output power--5 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi wireless charging--

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.578 W/kg0.85 W/kg0.85 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.392 W/kg1.17 W/kg1.2 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.921 W/kg0.81 W/kg0.35 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.517 W/kg0.35 W/kg0.8 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresCurved body and display
Thickness - 6.3-9.8 mm - depends on the point of the curve
3000 mm radius curve
LG-H815 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.621 W/kg
LG-H815T - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.621 W/kg; body - 0.436 W/kg
LGLS991 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 0.980 W/kg
LG-VS986 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.990 W/kg; body - 1.070 W/kg
G8231 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.850 W/kg; body - 1.200 W/kg
G8232 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.850 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
G8232 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.810 W/kg; body - 0.350 W/kg
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